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I was wondering how do you write a custom jquery function something like this

$('#myid').categories();
then I can do something like this
var catId=$('#myid').categories();
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Question by:stargateatlantis
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Here is example:

(function( $ ){

  $.fn.myPlugin = function() {
  
    // there's no need to do $(this) because
    // "this" is already a jquery object

    // $(this) would be the same as $($('#element'));
        
    this.fadeIn('normal', function(){

      // the this keyword is a DOM element

    });

  };
})( jQuery );

$('#element').myPlugin();

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Reference:

http://docs.jquery.com/Plugins/Authoring

Hope this helps you.
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